Friday 22 March 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Rebecca, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Dave Keon: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Haing Ngor: Cambodian-American physician actor and author (d. 1996).
- Michael Von Preußen: German author on German history and a member of the House of Hohenzollern.
- Haing S Ngor: Cambodian/American actor (d. 1996).
- Peter Frost: American ecclesiastic, one of the number of priests who have had lawsuits filed against them for alleged acts of sexual abuse.
- William Ritchie: vice-chancellor (Lancaster University).
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